The Indian skipper, Virat Kohli took to Twitter where he thanked the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi for his wishes to him and wife Anushka Sharma. Earlier, the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain had taken to Twitter to wish PM Modi on his 70th birthday on Thursday.
Replying to it, PM Modi congratulated Virat and Anushka, who are expecting their first child. He tweeted, “Thank you @imVkohli! I would also like to congratulate @AnushkaSharma and you. I am sure you will be amazing parents!” to which Kohli replied, “Thank you for the lovely wishes sir.” Kohli is currently in United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), which is scheduled to commence on September 19.
Thank you for the lovely wishes sir. 🙏🏼😊
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) September 18, 2020
Earlier, when Kohli wished the Prime Minister on his birthday, he wrote, “Wishing a very Happy birthday to our honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji. @narendramodi @PMOIndia”.
Earlier on August 27, Virat had made an announcement of he and Anushka were expecting their first child in January 2021.
RCB) players will be donning specially-customized jerseys at Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 to pay tribute to India’s Covid-19 warriors. RCB jerseys will have “My COVID Heroes” message inscribed as they have come up with several initiatives to honor the “Real Challengers” throughout the new season in the UAE.
Virat elaborated, “In the past few months, whenever I heard the stories of the Covid Heroes it has given me literal goosebumps. These real challenges have made the country proud and inspired all of us to be more persistent and dedicated to our efforts to build a better tomorrow. I am truly proud to wear RCB’s ‘My Covid Heroes’ jersey as a sign of solidarity and gratitude to everyone who is right now going the extra mile to support the community at large.”